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burglarious

[ber-glair-ee-uh s] /bərˈglɛər i əs/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or involving burglary.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; burglar + -ious
Related forms
burglariously, adverb
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Examples from the web for burglarious
  • She was charged with grand larceny and possession of burglarious tools.
  • He was charged with burglary and possession of burglarious tools.
  • He was charged with attempted burglary, possession of burglarious tools and gang participation.
  • In ten minutes--breaking his own burglarious record--he threw back the bolts and opened the door.
Word Origin and History for burglarious
adj.

1769, from burglary + -ous. Related: Burglariously; burglariousness.

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